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Lionsrock Lodge

10 Reviews
Sleeps 66 in 22 rooms

Lionsrock Lodge offers visitors the unique opportunity to observe big cats in their natural surroundings. Lionsrock is 18km from Bethlehem....
Lionsrock Lodge offers visitors the unique opportunity to observe big cats in their natural surroundings. Lionsrock is 18km from Bethlehem. The area is 1242 ha and is home to a rich variety of game species including zebra, wildebeest, impala, springbok, and many more.

Lionsrock Lodge offers a variety of accommodation ranging from luxury en-suite rooms at bed and breakfast or self-catering options. The lodge provides a peaceful environment along with an excellent restaurant and a cosy bar. Come and join us for unforgettable game drives, or mountain walks in breathtaking surroundings. Conference and wedding facilities available.
from R800

Mogalakwena River Lodge

17 Reviews
Sleeps 16 in 8 rooms

Mogalakwena River Lodge offers a truly luxurious African experience in the Limpopo Valley of South Africa. The lodge has a central lodge...
Mogalakwena River Lodge offers a truly luxurious African experience in the Limpopo Valley of South Africa. The lodge has a central lodge with four rooms, dining and open lounge areas, as well as a lower and upper viewing deck facing the Mogalakwena River. The four thatched chalets have exquisite views and privacy.

This exclusive lodge caters for sixteen guests in eight double rooms with en-suite facilities. The lodge offers accompanied game drives, wildlife walks, fishing, bird watching and horse riding. The lodge offers excursions to cultural heritage sites, a neighbouring tribal village for entertainment and wildlife excursions to Botswana. All of the activities are tailored to suit guest requirements.

The lodge has a well-equipped conference and functions venue. Personal attention and efficient service are the hallmarks of Mogalakwena River Lodge's philosophy to provide complete privacy and the highest standards of hospitality.
from R1250

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge

12 Reviews
Sleeps 66 in 29 rooms

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge offers a unique bushveld experience in the heart of the Klein Karoo - the gateway to South Africa’s scenic Garden...
Buffelsdrift Game Lodge offers a unique bushveld experience in the heart of the Klein Karoo - the gateway to South Africa’s scenic Garden Route. The authentic bushveld character of the area at the foothills of the Swartberg Mountains has been preserved and the lush indigenous vegetation is representative of the Cape Floral Kingdom – South Africa’s sixth Natural World Heritage Site.

Luxury accommodation, a restaurant and conference facilities that meet international standards are available to visitors and corporate guests. A charming wedding chapel at the water’s edge is the ideal setting for romantic African country weddings. A wide variety of game, bird and plant species are indigenous to this area and visitors will see elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo, Cape mountain zebra, giraffe and other antelope.

The 25 Luxury Tents on the edge of the natural waterhole offer beautiful views of the spacious Klein Karoo landscape. Each has its own wooden deck overlooking the water where guests can relax, admire the view and see the game. Guests and baggage will be transported from the safe parking lot in cute golf carts to their accommodation. The environment is one of quiet solitude that offers peace of mind.

The Buffelsdrift Restaurant offers an à la carte or buffet menu that specializes in local Karoo cuisine, home-made preserves, chutney, pickles fresh produce and herbs from the area, as well as a variety of freshly baked oven bread. The selected wine list is a true representation of excellent South African wine and offers guests some of the best award-winning wines on the R62 - the longest wine route in South Africa. The open-air bar is situated next to the conference venue and is an extension of the wooden deck. The bar offers a variety of soft drinks, spirits and a wide selection of local wine and port.

Take a bush safari in an open game vehicle to a panoramic lookout point where refreshments will be enjoyed while taking in the natural beauty of the environment. Game viewing on horseback is also an option where guests will be escorted by a trained guide to get a closer view of game roaming the vast undulating hills. Walk with an elephant in the late afternoon to the waterhole and see the sun set on the horizon. Elephant feeding offers an opportunity to interact with our elephants and to get to know these gentle giants.
The neighbouring town of Calitzdorp houses three of the top wine estates on the R62, also known as “The Port Capital of the World”. This is not only “Ostrich Country” but also the heart of the Western Cape Winelands.

Please note we also offer 24 hour on-site assistance.
from R1780

umThiba

7 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

umThiba is a private lodge set in the heart of Kuleni Game Park - a natural sand forest adjacent to the Phinda Game Reserve and in close...
umThiba is a private lodge set in the heart of Kuleni Game Park - a natural sand forest adjacent to the Phinda Game Reserve and in close proximity to the St Lucia World Heritage Site. The park is home to wildebeest, giraffe, warthog, zebra and a large variety of antelope. With the abundance of bird life, it is also a birdwatcher's paradise.

This comfortable lodge allows the visitor the opportunity to experience nature and wildlife at its pristine best from a deck chair on the verandah, or while walking the many nature trails that traverse the diverse indigenous bush and grasslands that make up the park. umThiba is fully equipped for self-catering and is suitable for couples as well as groups of family and friends.
from R1520

Sebe Sebe Lodge

7 Reviews
Sleeps 30 in 11 rooms

Sebesebe Lodge offers a wide range of facilities. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning and en- suite bathrooms. The main Lodge...
Sebesebe Lodge offers a wide range of facilities. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning and en- suite bathrooms. The main Lodge offers a DSTV and Flat screen as well as a bar overlooking the swimming pool and river. A well equipped conference facility can accommodate a maximum of 26 people Packages are worked out to fit individual requirements. Game Drives and quad bike rides at a extra cost, are just a few of the activities offered. Sebe Sebe Lodge accommodation consists of 8 individually furnished en-suite double bedrooms, 1 Family en-suite unit sleeping 6 people plus 1 Self catering. Sebe Sebe Lodge offers a wide range of facilities. Each room is equipped with air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. The main Lodge offers DSTV and plasma screen as well as a bar overlooking the swimming pool and river. A well equipped conference facility can accommodate a maximum of 26 people. Packages are worked out to fit individual requirements. Game Drives and quad bike rides (restricted to limited area) at an extra cost, are just a few of the activities offered. Sebe Sebe Lodge accommodation consists of 8 individually furnished en-suite double bedrooms, 1 Family en-suite unit sleeping 6 people plus 1 Self catering unit sleeping 4 people. Sebe Sebe Lodge lies on the banks of the Limpopo River, 70km from Lephalale and a mere 10km from the Stockpoort Border Control to Botswana. Huge old Anaboom and Leadwood Trees dominate and game and birds are found in abundance.
from R1350

Lidiko Lodge - St Lucia

12 Reviews
Sleeps 40 in 16 rooms

Lidiko Lodge is a well-appointed 4 Star lodge that is centrally situated in the village of St Lucia, in the heart of the Greater St Lucia...
Lidiko Lodge is a well-appointed 4 Star lodge that is centrally situated in the village of St Lucia, in the heart of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The lodge is family owned and managed, and is set above the Great St Lucia Lake, on a coastal dune and with views of the lake.

The accommodation is offered in 16 well-appointed garden rooms on a bed and breakfast basis. The main building of the lodge is one of the original buildings erected in St Lucia and it oozes an Old World Zululand charm. It houses the reception area, drawing room, art gallery showcasing the best of the local artists and crafters; a small library for guests and a dining deck with views of the Great St Lucia Lake.

All the rooms overlook the sparkling swimming pool or magnificent lodge gardens and convenient on-site parking is provided. Guests are accommodated in style and comfort and it is the ultimate destination for those seeking the best of both a beach and bush holiday, or to simply escape for a sense of serenity. Lidiko Lodge is the ideal base from which to explore the surrounding game parks, unspoilt beaches and the wetlands.
from R1380

Bushriver Lodge

4 Reviews
Sleeps 29 in 7 rooms

Bushriver Lodge is situated 25 km from Hoedspruit and 50 km from the Phalaborwa gate of the Kruger National Park.

We cater...
Bushriver Lodge is situated 25 km from Hoedspruit and 50 km from the Phalaborwa gate of the Kruger National Park.

We cater for the discerning guest with luxury accommodation situated on the banks of the Olifants River.

We offer game drives on the private game lodge and also in the Big 5 reserves. All camps are fully-equipped for self-catering.

We have a private landing strip 3 km from the main lodge and Eastgate/Phalaborwa airports have daily flights from Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport.
from R990

Leopard Walk Lodge

47 Reviews
Sleeps 19 in 8 rooms

Your Visit to Leopard Walk Lodge will bring you to one of South Africa’s most spectacular eco-tourism regions, The Elephant Coast of...
Your Visit to Leopard Walk Lodge will bring you to one of South Africa’s most spectacular eco-tourism regions, The Elephant Coast of Zululand, on the North East Coast of South Africa. "home to a wide variety of wildlife including zebra, nyala, impala"During your adventure safari stay you will experience a wonderful ambience of peace and tranquility. Nestled on the edge of rare sand forest habitat in Suni-Ridge Private Wildlife Reserve, an unforgettable opportunity of being really close to nature awaits all who visit. You will enjoy unique opportunities to observe and photograph a wide variety of wild animals. The Reserve is home to numerous red data species of mammal and other wildlife and an amazing number of more than 320 bird species. You may wish to venture to the nearby World Natural Heritage Site, The Greater Saint Lucia Wetland Park , where five distinct ecosystems meet to form a wonderland of ecological diversity to be found no where else in South Africa. In the north of the park, the warm sea, lush forests on tall dunes, long unspoilt sandy beaches and coral reefs of the marine reserve at Sodwana Bay, are reputed to be some of the best in the World. Nearby venues provide all encompassing experiences of the African traditional way of life. Age old manufacturing traditions are carried out by kraal residence and vibrant Zulu dancing brings close to heart the spirit of the beat of Africa. At Leopard Walk Lodge guests can relax in well appointed “out of Africa” accommodation which is situated at the edge of a unique sand forest. All rooms and are furnished comfortably with bathrooms ensuite and the forest lodge has an out door Jacuzzi where in the evening you may relax under the dazzling stars which are so close that you may wish to touch them Enjoy delicious South African cuisine during meals at the lounge and dining facility overlooking the waterhole where animals are to be observed whilst they come to drink. Tales and experiences of the day will be exchanged over cocktails at the relaxing Trackers Rest Bar. In the early morning a spectacular view of sunrise, or in the evening the majestic sight of the full moon rising over the African bush will be an unforgettable experience to be enjoyed from Moonrise Deck.
from R740

Tony's Place

2 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 6 rooms

Tony’s Place is a self-catering bush lodge, located on a small game farm in Tolwe, which lies just off the R561 in the heart of the Limpopo...
Tony’s Place is a self-catering bush lodge, located on a small game farm in Tolwe, which lies just off the R561 in the heart of the Limpopo Province. Tolwe offers some beautiful countryside devoid of man and developments. A stay at Tony’s Place gives you a chance to unwind in the bushveld and spend evenings around a log fire while enjoying the sounds of the night.

Tony’s Place can accommodate up to 12 guests and features four bedrooms with either double or single beds. One of the rooms also contains an en-suite bathroom. The kitchen is fully equipped for self-catering and there is an outside braai area.

A nearby attraction to Tolwe is the Waterberg Biosphere, situated in the magnificent Waterberg mountain range of Limpopo, where travellers can relax and revel in the great natural beauty of the bushveld savannah and its rich wildlife heritage.
from R650

Royal Thonga Safari Lodge

1 Review
Sleeps 32 in 14 rooms

Royal Thonga Safari Lodge is the culmination of a dream of the local Tembe community and private...
Royal Thonga Safari Lodge is the culmination of a dream of the local Tembe community and private investors to create a natural paradise for visitors to this unique reserve. The lodge is architecturally designed to emulate the local Tonga building style, and each of the fourteen chalets is uniquely positioned to offer guests total privacy and luxurious comfort within a sand forest in Tembe Elephant Park.

Natural materials and timber give a warm organic ambience and invite the outdoors in; all rooms are appointed with quality furnishings, and bathrooms come complete with an indoor and private outdoor shower for those whom enjoy immersing themselves in their surroundings in rare solitude and perfect tranquillity.

A comfortable three and a half hour’s drive from King Shaka International Airport, and on the doorstep of Southern Mozambique’s decadent beaches, Tembe Elephant Park is renowned as a unique and unforgettable location, and one of the few remaining wilderness areas in Southern Africa. This Big 5 reserve, set in an area of sand forests, pans and wetlands in northern Thongaland, falls within a transition area between tropical and sub-tropical forms, and is therefore home to a great diversity of vegetation; with this diversity of habitats Tembe is home to a spectacular variety of animals and birds.

The eHlatini restaurant at Masizwane Lodge focuses on creating innovative and delicious meals by combining traditional European-style cuisine infused with a local twist, and avails of a fully stocked wine cellar offering fine South African wines.

The main lodge building houses the restaurant and a comfortable lounge area, where guests can sit back and enjoy a chilled glass of wine while watching birds flocking to the birdbath in front of the lounge deck, or just relax after a long day’s activities. The restaurant serves al fresco lunches and set dinners, either seated in the restaurant or in the Boma area under a million African stars. Fine meals are prepared with fresh ingredients, and are often infused with local flavours to create unique and tantalizing dishes. The reception area avails of a fully stocked curio shop, displaying goods and handmade artefacts which are produced by the local communities.
from R1570

Duesternbrook Safari Guest Farm

2 Reviews
Sleeps 115 in 22 rooms

The oldest guest farm in Namibia, with its spectacular view, lies just 50 km north of Windhoek, on...
The oldest guest farm in Namibia, with its spectacular view, lies just 50 km north of Windhoek, on the way to Etosha, Damaraland, Skeleton Coast and the Namib desert. Duesterbrook is a member of the Namibian Hotel Association and registered with the Namibia Tourism Board.

We cater only for the individual traveller. The old colonial buildings (1909) have been carefully renovated and extended to keep the flair of the by-gone times. Complimented by inviting rooms, a tasty cuisine and the personal service is brought to you by a team of individual players.

Adventure excellent cheetah and leopard drives and see about 15 different species of game and rich birdlife on the safari game drive. A early morning special mountain drive with different view points and the possibility to see the rare and endemic Hartmann mountain zebra is offered free if you stay two or more nights. Feel space, clean air and tranquility or enjoy four well marked walking trails or horseback riding. Enjoy a swim or the atmosphere around our big pool.

We run and manage the farm in an environmental friendly way and participate in the Namibian eco award. In 2005 and in 2007 we got three and in 2008 we been awarded with four out five flowers. Except for one or two wilderness Lodges we are the only safari guest farm in Namibia with such a high rating. If your senses like the mix of historical flair, eco management, pure nature and space, conservation of rare and endangered species, adventure, personal service, individual people and a family atmosphere, than you should be our guest.

Number of rooms: six double units and one single. All rooms are individually furnished, partly antique, partly specially made furniture. Limited camping, but what you take in you take out not to create a baboon problem.

from R270

Baluleni Safari Lodge

18 Reviews
Sleeps 21 in 8 rooms

Our tranquil and peaceful Lodge on the shores of the Olifants River, in the 40 000 hectare Balule Nature Reserve inside the greater Kruger...
Our tranquil and peaceful Lodge on the shores of the Olifants River, in the 40 000 hectare Balule Nature Reserve inside the greater Kruger National Park, offers the splendor of the natural Africa Bush with breath-taking sunsets, wildlife which includes the Big 5, bird watching, safaris, bush walks, boma-dinners under the stars, and is often referred to by guests as "Paradise" or "Heaven on Earth" Welcome at Baluleni Safari Lodge.

Enjoy a unique African Safari experience, go on guided open vehicle safaris, learn about the wilderness on a bush walk, listen to the sounds of the African Bush while dining under the stars, or simply relax at the Lodge by the pool side.

Our Lodge offers secluded and comfortable accommodation in five air-conditioned en-suite thatched chalets, two luxury en-suite tents with ceiling fans, and one air-conditioned en-suite thatched honeymoon cottage with full breakfast, high tea and dinners. These are served at our licensed dining/bar area or around the fire in the boma under the African skies.


At the Baluleni Safari Lodge facilities include a licensed Dining/bar area and boma, full breakfasts and three course dinners are generally served in the dining area or outside on the patio. However, our guests mostly prefer to enjoy a three course dinner under the stars around the fire in the boma. Guests enjoy sun downers on the patio or sharing a drink in the lounge while watching adventure wildlife DVD's. Early coffee and home-made rusks are available for guests at the accommodation. High tea with savouries, snacks and cakes are served at the dining area. Guests also enjoy the swimming pool while relaxing with a cold drink in the shade.

At the reception guests can arrange and depart for their three hour safaris in an open vehicle, an early morning Bush walk, a day tour in the Kruger National Park and other tours to different venues like Moholoholo, Cheetah Project, Panorama Route.
Our curio shop at reception offers a variety of the most sought after products made by local artists as well as signed copies of Elke's famous oil paintings and drawings. Guests also have access to internet and cell phone signal at reception.

Free secure parking and laundry services are available to guests.
from R1960

Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

4 Reviews
Sleeps 53 in 24 rooms

Set on the foothills of the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains near Mossel Bay an George in a Malaria...
Set on the foothills of the magnificent Outeniqua Mountains near Mossel Bay an George in a Malaria Free area in South Africa's Garden Route, Botlierskop Private Game Reserve ensures a truly unique safari experience.

Our 15 luxury air-conditioned tented suite at Botlierskop is elegantly decorated in a romantic colonial theme with four-poster beds draped with mosquito nets. The en-suite bathrooms are lavishly equipped with deep baths, outdoor showers and have stunning views. Activities to enjoy are, 4x4 game viewing, bush walks, horseback safari's, and spa treatments.

All inclusive rates: accommodation, snacks and drinks on arrival, dinner, breakfast and two game drives. Half board rates also available.
from R1300
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Bushwa Game Lodge

10 Reviews
Sleeps 40 in 7 rooms

Midweek Special   Bushwa Game Lodge is situated on 1000ha in the beautiful province of Limpopo in the heart of the Waterberg biosphere; the ideal stop over...
Bushwa Game Lodge is situated on 1000ha in the beautiful province of Limpopo in the heart of the Waterberg biosphere; the ideal stop over on route to Botswana. Offering an unique African experience, the lodge is home to a large variety of game including giraffe, eland, kudu, red hartbeest and njala.

The lodge offers guests a variety of accommodation, one of which is the 20 sleeper Bush-camp Lodge which has five rooms, two tented chalets and a loft room. The Tree House offers comfortable accommodation for two while each of the Luxury Safari Style Tents sleep four guests. The Deluxe Spa Room is ideal for two guests.

The rates include breakfast, high tea, dinner and two game drives per day. Lunch can be ordered at an additional cost and high tea is served at 15:30.

Bushwa Game Lodge have big trees with hammocks so that guests can relax and around the pool as well as a wooden deck and outside bar. Conference facilities are also available.

Guests can enjoy various activities such as game Drives by qualified game drivers, walking trails ranging from 2 to 3 hours, picnics at the banks of the river by ordering a picnic basket, bush sleep outs under the stars with the rangers on a deck as well as horse riding and bass fishing.
from R2700

Lodge 603 Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate

6 Reviews
Sleeps 6 in 3 rooms

Three-bedroom six sleeper luxury self-catering thatched Lodge has a plunge pool and...
Three-bedroom six sleeper luxury self-catering thatched Lodge has a plunge pool and air-conditioning in the main bedroom and lounge with TV. The main bedroom and lounge both have air conditioners that help to make it comfortable throughout the lowveld summer. The second bedroom opens onto an enclosed outside shower area. The third bedroom is upstairs in a loft and opens up onto a balcony above the outside dining table and braai area with it’s own stone fireplace. The kitchen has all the basic equipment needed for casual self-catering, including a driepoot potjie, a microwave oven and a fridge/freezer. A comfortable indoor lounge in the thatched double volume is furnished with a television and overlooks a wrap around view of pure, unspoiled lowveld bush.

The Estate has great wildlife populations that roam freely among the bush lodges. Giraffe, waterbuck, warthog, large herds of impala and buffalo are commonly seen. There are no predators on the Estate, which is perfect for walking, driving and mountain biking among the game. There are two elevated thatched hides overlooking water holes on a perennial stream that runs from the main gate in the west and flows due east towards the Kruger National Park. South of this stream the reserve extends for a further 5000 hectares of wildlife game protection area. At night the nocturnal wildlife is just as plentiful. The whoop of the black backed jackal is as loud as the millions of stars in the Milky Way are bright. If you sit outside at the fireside with the lodge lights dimmed you can expect regular visits from porcupines and warthogs while locating the bark of the male impalas in the dark. The Buffalo can be extremely short tempered and dangerous and should not be approached on foot. Exercise caution when moving past them in your vehicle.
from R1200

Needles Lodge

64 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 8 rooms

Needles Lodge is an up market lodge that offers six beautifully appointed bedrooms, each with its own character and atmosphere and all the...
Needles Lodge is an up market lodge that offers six beautifully appointed bedrooms, each with its own character and atmosphere and all the luxuries to ensure a comfortable stay in the bush.

Every room enjoys air-conditioning and is equipped with ceiling fans; bathrooms are en-suite offering extra-large baths as well as separate showers.

With the lounge, dining and entertainment area located in the center of the lodge, the rooms stretch out on either side and are joined by wooden decks that converge on the central deck and patio.

Each room has large sliding doors that open onto a wooden deck and the bush in front of it. From your bed, you can enjoy views of the bush and the numerous animals that regularly frequent the area. Children are welcome and can be accommodated in their own room.

Breakfast is served daily but guests may also enjoy lunch or dinner; prepared and served with prior notice either in the open plan kitchen and dining room or alternatively, outside on the deck under the shade of the giant Marula tree.

Please note that all rates are inclusive of dinner, bed and breakfast.

The honor bar is available for guests to choose from a full selection of beers, spirits and soft drinks.

Guests can relax with views of the bush or simply drop into the swimming pool located adjacent to the outside entertainment deck.
from R2190
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ZaZoe Lodge

9 Reviews
Sleeps 18 in 7 rooms

10 years of ZaZoe = 10% discount   ZaZoe Xperience and Lodge offer everything from self-catering to a fully serviced stay. The small, intimate lodge with its thatched chalets...
ZaZoe Xperience and Lodge offer everything from self-catering to a fully serviced stay. The small, intimate lodge with its thatched chalets is located in a 1,300-hectare private game park where you can enjoy the abundant bird life as well as all kinds of antelopes, giraffes, zebra, ostrich, warthogs and foxes. Even cheetah, leopard, hyena and jackal are spotted now and then, yet they come and go as they please.

There are seven Chalets/Rondawels with a maximum capacity of 18 guests. It is the land of the beautiful Baobab trees as well as the Marula, Knob-Thorn, Jackal berry, Mopani thorn, Jacaranda’s etc. ZaZoe Lodge is located near Swartwater in Limpopo and easy to find. It is mentioned on most maps of South Africa/Limpopo. It is up north, close to the Botswana border (Limpopo river), conveniently situated on the R572 between Tom Burke and All days.

Come, relax and enjoy the bushveld for a couple of days. Alternatively, use our lodge as a quick stopover on your way to Botswana or Zimbabwe and/or south again. We are ideally situated between the border posts Platjan, Zanzibar and Grobler’s Bridge/Martin’s drift.

Owners Rex & Natascha Snelder will do everything to make your stay memorable. In May 2014 they won the Zoover Award 2014 in the category 'lodges' in South Africa! The average recommendation of their guests was a 9.03 (out of 10)! Guests were especially pleased with the service level and personal attention.
from R980
30 % Off
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Idwala Game Lodge

15 Reviews
Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms

Spring Special   Surrender to the call of the wild, experience the enchanting African bush veld at Idwala, a family run lodge in the malaria free Eastern...
Surrender to the call of the wild, experience the enchanting African bush veld at Idwala, a family run lodge in the malaria free Eastern Cape. Perched on a dramatic ridge overlooking a lush green valley, Idwala is sanctuary to a multitude of free-roaming game species and prolific birdlife. It’s also adjacent to a renowned Big Five Game Reserve with no fences between the properties and full traversing rights over the entire 6500ha, so you can experience nature’s breath-taking sights and sounds during your stay with us.

With courteous, personalized service and refined comfort, Idwala offers discerning guests an unforgettable African bush experience which will touch your soul. Idwala can accommodate up to eight people in four free-standing chalets. Each individually decorated, secluded room has an en-suite bathroom and private veranda offering sweeping views the rooms have been named after the Big Five, and the décor combines slate, natural wood and local natural materials, to give an authentic African setting for the perfect, tranquil holiday.

It’s an ideal and intimate venue for groups, friends and honeymooners. From the moment you first arrive in your room you’ll realize that everything possible has been done to make your stay as special and spectacular as possible. Your African adventure waits. Regretfully no children under 12 years.
from R7900

Raptor Retreat Game Lodge

8 Reviews
Sleeps 12 in 4 rooms

At Raptor Retreat Game Lodge, you can enjoy the feeling of being comfortably insignificant as you look out at the misguided paths of trees...
At Raptor Retreat Game Lodge, you can enjoy the feeling of being comfortably insignificant as you look out at the misguided paths of trees and the lives inhabiting them. The warm scent of wild lavender and sunshine, lifting your senses, raising your awareness of the wild breathing around you. An escape from the ever-moving cities to a place where time stands still and the thrill of the untamed nature looking you in the eyes, making you feel the true beauty of being alive and acknowledging that these animals share a heartbeat just like yours.

Raptors Retreat is an owner-managed game lodge, offering luxurious accommodation and excellent service. The lodge is situated on the Parsons Nature Reserve in the Mopani region, approximately 40 km north of Hoedspruit and only a 4 km game drive away from the banks of the Olifants River. Parsons Nature Reserve forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park, and this unspoilt corner of South Africa is renowned for its abundance of wildlife, mountainous scenery, indigenous forests, cascading waterfalls, and diverse cultures.

At the heart of Raptor Retreat is the Main Lodge, where guests can gather to either dine or catch up on their adventures. Relax with a drink on the deck or slump into one of the voluptuous leather couches. The Main Lodge features a huge deck that looks out over an open plain where herds come to graze or drink at the waterhole and predators wait for an opportunity. The large lounge area features comfortable seating, a fireplace, full DStv and a modest library of DVDs and books for those rainy days. Hearty meals are served twice a day in the dining area, or on the deck where you will experience good old-fashioned home cooking. Meals can also be taken under the stars in the boma which features a built-in table, bench seating and a fire-pit, as well as traditional and gas braai facilities. Nearby is the larger communal pool with recliners and umbrellas.

With the possibility of having the Big 5 on your doorstep and an abundance of birdlife, we offer early morning or late afternoon informative game drives with an experienced field guide, promising you much more than just a game-viewing experience. Take in the breathtaking views of the Olifants River Valley whilst sipping on a refreshment and savouring the local snacks. For the more energetic, professionally guided bush and bird walks, as well as nature enlightenment of all the fauna and flora in the area, are offered daily. Led by specialist field guides, safety is of the utmost importance. We also offer accompanied day trips into the Kruger Park, or you can explore the Big 5 in your own vehicle at your own pace. Overnight trips into the Kruger Park are available by prior arrangement.

Please note: Game drives are at an additional cost of R250.00 per person for a three hour drive and
game walks are R300.00 per person.

from R1380

Buffalo Thorn Hills

1 Review
Sleeps 19 in 9 rooms

Buffalo Thorn Hills is a beautiful four star lodge situated in the foot hills of Magaliesberg. Set on a 1000 ha game farm hosting a variety...
Buffalo Thorn Hills is a beautiful four star lodge situated in the foot hills of Magaliesberg. Set on a 1000 ha game farm hosting a variety of activities from spa treatments to archery. The lodge offers spacious accommodation for couples, families or corporate travellers.

Unique and exclusive with unmistakable character, our four luxurious suites and four family units are available to guests who love the great outdoors. Nestled under cool thatch, all suites have private game viewing verandas and four of them have additional outdoor showers. Suites are all tastefully appointed in earthy tones, with sweeping views over the surrounding bushveld.

The main lodge boasts a relaxing lounge and dining area which opens onto an open-log fire boma. Guests are treated to a daily Game activities on which they are able to view a large variety of Game.

This is a luxury game lodge in the heart of Magaliesburg, only one hours' drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria.
from R2100
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